Preventive Medicine Physicians

5.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
2.4%
by 2031
WAGES
The median wage for this occupation is currently unknown
VOLUME
256,670
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 0.0% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
Originality
Persuasion
Negotiation
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Preventive Medicine Physicians' job openings is expected to rise 2.4% by 2031
'Preventive Medicine Physicians' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

How many people are employed as preventive medicine physicians?

As of 2021 there were 256,670 people employed as Preventive Medicine Physicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.18% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 548 people are employed as Preventive Medicine Physicians.

Job description

Apply knowledge of general preventive medicine and public health issues to promote health care to groups or individuals, and aid in the prevention or reduction of risk of disease, injury, disability, or death. May practice population-based medicine or diagnose and treat patients in the context of clinical health promotion and disease prevention.

SOC Code: 29-1229.05

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